Is a Sailor Special Nib worth it? Hands on with the Naginata Cross Concord

Sailor's so-called Special Nibs -- ranging from the subtle Naginata-Togi to the absurd King Eagle -- have a storied history. They were unavailable for a few years, and relaunched just a couple of years ago with much higher prices and a new pen body format. Only recently has it been possible to buy one online; … Continue reading Is a Sailor Special Nib worth it? Hands on with the Naginata Cross Concord

Quick review: Franklin-Christoph Model 20 in vintage green with Masuyama Needlepoint

This is not my first Franklin-Christoph and I doubt it will be my last. My favourite model for sheer comfort is the 02, but I thought I'd give the Model 20 a try and I'm glad I did. The 20 is a simple acrylic pen that takes a #6 JoWo nib. Its standout feature is … Continue reading Quick review: Franklin-Christoph Model 20 in vintage green with Masuyama Needlepoint